18670 SW Melvista Dr, Hillsboro – Luxury Wine Country View Estate for sale

Custom Wine Country Estate atop popular Bald Peak. Clear view St. Helens, Rainer, Adams, Milkyway & city lights. Great rm floorplan. Lrg master suite w/fireplace. Marble & granite T/O. Prvt entry basement w/bath. Swim all year; 50 Ft indoor pool, spa/sauna. Elevator, roof/sun & multiple tiled decks. Beautiful mature landscape, koi ponds and water falls.

18670 SW Melvista Drive
• 6.8 Acres
• Secluded but with neighbors nearby
• Melvista Drive is a private, dead-end driveway that runs west/east inside property to serve four other houses
• The five properties on Melvista Drive are covered by protective covenants
• The back of the house faces NE and has a valley view with Mt. Adams, Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Rainier.
• Mt. Hood can be seem from the roof deck
• The home was designed by Mike Barclay Home Designs, built by Highland Homes and was finished in September 1998
• Music distribution system feeds speakers throughout the house, pool room & decks
• Extensive use of slab granite & slab marble throughout the house

Water
• 2 water supplies
• LA Water Cooperative from street & well on property
• The well is used mainly for irrigation but could also be used for the house

Elevator
• Type: Thyssen Krupp
• Serves all floors and roof deck

Security System
• Keypad controls in front entry, master bedroom, garage & mechanical room

Heating & Cooling
• The heating is under-floor with a propane furnace or (optionally) wood. The propane automatically starts when the wood runs out.
• Heat pump/AC serves to heat/cool the top floor and living area of main floor

Windows & Doors
• Windows and patio doors made by Anderson
• Most interior doors are 3’ wide for possible wheelchair access
• Italian-made Valli & Valli brushed nickel door hardware

Cabinets & Millwork
• Cabinet work done by Park Place
• Custom millwork throughout
• Cabinets & millwork are Cherry wood

Decks & Patios
• Extensive area of porcelain tiled decks and patios
• Roof with large deck area
• All main floor decks have glass panel railings

Garden/Yard
• Tile & exposed aggregate patios
• Extensive plantings, mature trees & shrubs
• 2 lawns
• 3 waterfalls feeding into 2 ponds
• Upper pond is shallow
• Lower Koi pond is 5’ at its deepest point
• Pergola
• Multiple paths
• Cutting garden
• 4 raised vegetable beds with drip irrigation
• Outdoor sink for washing vegetables
• Gate to driveway
• Irrigation system
• Extensive outdoor lighting for paths with spotlights & pond lights
• Storage bins for wood, wheelbarrows, plant pots, etc.
• Fruit & nut trees
o Apples
o Plum
o Almond
• Berry area
o Blueberries
o Red & black currants
o kiwi

The Driveway
• Paved
• Driveway leads to concrete aggregate motor court with room to park at least 8 vehicles
• 2 gates
o The gate nearest the street opens automatically at owners option
o The gate nearest the house has an intercom to the house phone
o Turn around before inner gate
o Hidden storage area for 2-1,000 gallon propane tanks

The Basement
• Swimming Pool Room
o Tile floor with granite/marble composite (natural material) accents
o 15’ x 49’ swimming pool with a depth of 3’ to 6’ with electric pool cover
o In-floor tiled hot tub
o Sauna
o Exercise area with mirrors and flat screen TV
o Security can be set to alert owners of swimming pool use by guests
o Door to pool is locked for child safety
o Stainless Steel bar sink and refrigerator
o Propane gas fireplace
o Closet with washer/dryer combo
o Closet for towels/clothing storage
o Pool room is included in house music distribution system
o Murals
o Pool room bath
o 4 Large patio doors to deck/yard

• Under Stairs Storage Area
o Possible wine or safe storage

• Bonus room
o 13’ x 13’
o Exhaust fan
o Wall to wall carpet
o Built-in cabinet

• Craft/Potting Room
o Possible 4th bedroom suite
o Tiled floor
o Built-in cabinets with Formica tops & stainless steel sink
o Bathroom with shower, sink & toilet
o Door to patio & door to mechanical room

• 2 Mechanical Rooms
o 1st mechanical room
o Elevator controls
o Well storage tank
o House water & irrigation controls
o 2 water heaters (heated by electricity or furnace)
o Under-floor heating controls

o 2nd mechanical room
o Dehumidifier for pool room
o Swimming pool controls, sand filter, ozone sanitizer, heater
o Generator – propane, 30 KW
o Electrical panels
o Central vacuum for whole house, hose & attachments on each floor
o Doors to outside for service access, security pad

The First Floor
• Entry
o “Imperial Brown” Granite tile floor
o Mural on entry wall
o Guest closet – with controls for lowering entry chandelier

• Powder room
o Slab marble floor
o Built-in sink with marble countertop
o Mirror with cherry frame

• Living Room
o 20’ x 26’
o Built-in TV/music center
o Propane gas fireplace with mantle
o Wall to wall carpet
o Lighting controlled by Lutron zone system

• Music/Piano Room
o 14’ x 16’
o Built-in storage
o Patio door to deck
o Wall to wall carpet
o Lighting controlled by Lutron zone system

• Nook
o 13’ x 15’
o Patio door to deck
o Wall to wall carpet
o Lighting controlled by Lutron zone system

• Dining Room
o 17’ x 16’
o Drapes
o Mural

• Kitchen
o “Imperial Brown” tile floor
o “Imperial Brown” slab granite countertops & back splashes
o Double Thermador electric regular/convection/microwave double oven
o Thermador 5-burner propane stove top with downdraft vent
o Thermador warming oven
o GE microwave oven
o 2 Asko dishwashers, one in the kitchen area and one in the pantry area
o Wine cooler
o Ice maker
o Subzero 550 top refrigerator/bottom freezer
o Subzero refrigerator drawers
o TV
o Davis wireless weather system
o Desk with lockable file drawers
o Double Stainless Steel sink with disposal, soap dispenser & ISE hot water dispenser
o Stainless Steel bar sink
o Stainless Steel pantry sink with disposal & soap dispenser
o Pantry area with grocery pass-through door to garage
o Lots of storage
o Deck access
o Deck has propane outlet for BBQ

• Theater room
o Wall to wall carpet
o Wireless remote to operate screen & blackout blinds/theater control/lights
o Storage for all theater equipment, tapes & DVDs
o Desk with files & cupboards above
o Book shelves
o Window seating area

• Laundry room
o Tile floor
o Corian countertops with laundry sink
o Sewing are with storage for sewing machine
o Asko washing machine & Asko dryer
o Built-in ironing board
o Lots of storage
o Clothes hanging area

• 2 double garage
o 1st Garage
o Built-in storage & recycling
o Pass through door for groceries
o Concrete floors with under-floor heating
o 2nd Garage
o Propane/wood burning fireplace for under floor heating
o Built-in tool storage
o Work benches
o Cupboards
o Sink
o Dump for RV
o 240V, 50A outlet for large compressor or electric welder
o Concrete floors with under-floor heating

The Second Floor

• Upstairs Hallway
o 16 linear feet of storage , 9’ high

• 1st Guest Bedroom
o 18’ x 12’
o Closet with mirrored doors
o Drapes

• 2nd Guest Bedroom
o 14.5’ x 13’
o Closet with mirrored doors
o Drapes

• Guest Bathroom
o Limestone tile floor
o Bath-shower combo
o Slab marble countertops
o Built-in drawers/cupboard for towels, supplies, etc.
o Vertical blinds

• Master Suite & Library/Sitting Area
o Wall to wall carpet
o 18’ x 16’ bedroom area
o 26’ x 12’ library/sitting area
o Built-in book shelves/cabinets
o Desk with file drawers
o Door to deck
o Door to 9’ x 21’ room used for storage/extra office are (possible nursery)
o Double sided propane fireplace facing the bedroom & the sitting area
o Drapes

• Master Bath
o Marble floor
o 7’ x 5’ Marble shower area with 2 shower heads & glass screen
o 2 separate sinks
o Separate toilet room
o Built-in drawers & cabinets for storage
o Blinds

• Master Closet
o Wall to Wall Carpet
o Laundry chute to laundry room below
o Built-in ironing board
o Access to large storage area in eaves

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